Oh man, I made a mistake.
I tried to have FHE last night around the dinner table.
Here's why FHE around the dinner table doesn't work:
Me: And tonight's song will be...
One of my kids: ...I want to sit in that chair! You always sit by the baby!
Me: ...If You're Happy. Can we all sing....
One of my kids: ...What are these gross green things in my pasta. Are these beans?!!
The Hubbs: Wait aren't we going to say a prayer?
Me: We just said a prayer over dinner 2 minutes ago.
The Hubbs: But that wasn't the FHE prayer. Should we pray again?
Me: Can we just sing? If you're happy and you know it clap your....
One of my kids: I hate this dinner! Ella's looking at me!
Me: Now for the lesson. Each of us has a......
(crash! drink is spilled)
One of my kids: Mom! Eva spilled her drink and the milk touched the bottom of my plate! Gross!
One of my kids: It was an accident!
Me: ...and I know that the church is....
One of my kids: Can I be done now? Can I have dessert? We never have dessert!!!
Never again, people.